Articles tagged Austria

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Farm living changed the work – and design practice – of this Austria-based creative for the better

Sierning, Austria – Barbara Ambrosz, one half of the Austrian design practice's founding team, explains how life on a farm has changed her work forever.

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How abandoning the city for a rural Austrian bungalow transformed the lives of this creative family

Götzwiesen, Austria – An interview from our publication City Quitters chronicles the move of Rivelles founder Nadia Rivelles, her partner Mario and their child.

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As MCM grows, two flagships establish a new visual language for the luxury brand

Munich and Vienna – Gonzalez Haase AAS’ vision for MCM flagships in Munich and Vienna will serve as the foundation for the brand’s global shop design.

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Forget the green façade, IKEA’s commitment to car-free retail is the real headline

Vienna – IKEA's coming location in Vienna's city centre will be a car-free zone, reflecting the city's longterm goal to reduce car-travel and the company's move toward circularity.

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Why hospitality establishments need not forget the value of wellness spaces

Lermoos, Austria – Tyrol hotel Mohr Life Resort gives itself a new edge with a nature-lover’s dream spa and outdoor area designed by Noa.

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Custom lighting, not decoration, creates the atmosphere at an Austrian burger spot

Graz, Austria – FIPE Architecture developed a lighting system based on the RGB colour model for a burger spot in Graz.

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Iris van Herpen bends perceptions of femininity with installations for Swarovski

Vienna – Biomorphism, a collection of installations conceptualized by the fashion designer, expresses the surrealism of femininity and broadens Swarovski’s art-and-lifestyle reach.

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Swarovski’s Snøhetta-designed factory is open – but not as open as one might hope

Wattens, Austria – Swarowski asked Snøhetta for the 'crystal atelier of the 21st century.' Is this a sign of a change of attitude in the Austrian company's inner workings?

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Want to feel like a Bond villain? This Tyrolese installation could do the trick

Sölden, Austria – For fans of the 007 films, architect Johann Obermoser has created a public lair and an exhibition fit for a Bond character.

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Nina Mair simulates the tranquillity of a winter cabin in an airport terminal

Innsbruck, Austria – Nina Mair studio uses locally-sourced materials and hand-woven textiles to transform the Innsbruck airport lounge from sterile waiting room to cosy Alpine cabin.

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Mark A-to-Z: T is for Timber

There are ample good reasons to build in timber. As well as its aesthetic qualities, it is one of the most sustainable resources available to the industry.

Butterfly Houses by Gerner Gerner plus. Photo Matthias Raiger
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An apartment complex by Gerner Gerner plus emulates butterflies in a park

VIENNA – The architects describe it as ‘brimstone butterflies in a paradise garden’ in Vienna on Hohe Warte.

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